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Ruler: Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 146–211, ruled 193–211
Mint: Caesareia, Cappadocia
Artist: Unknown

Cistophorus of Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome from Caesareia, Cappadocia

198

Silver

7.88 g, 6:00, 24.3 mm
Promised gift of Ben Lee Damsky
ILE2013.17.280
Geography: 
Made in Caesareia, Cappadocia
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
2nd century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Bibliography: 

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 288, plate 95.

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